Radioactive waste found in Riga

  • 1999-03-18
RIGA (BNS) - A source of increased radioactive emission was found in an unofficial waste dump in Jaunmilgravis on the outskirts of Riga, according to the Environment Ministry.Experts say that they had never seen an object like this before, and it probably was part of a submarine or airplane.The ministry's press service told the Baltic News Service March 12 that experts from the National Environmental Inspectorate and the Danish Emergency Agency had detected increased radiation during the trial run of a radiation detection system on the premises of the Ferrum company.A team of experts from R...
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